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  1. Dim Target Extraction and Conjoint Tracking (DTECT) Enhancements for Missile Defense Applications

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: MDA12T004

    Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) platforms observe challenging threat and scene phenomenology. Toyon Research Corporation developed an image processing framework for clutter estimation/suppression and track-before-detect to jointly detect and track targets. The Target Extraction and Conjoint Tracking application, developed under initial Phase II funding and demonstrated using real-world data so ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  2. Programmable Multi-Frequency Transmitter for Missile Communciations

    SBC: Space Micro Inc.            Topic: MDA16T005

    Improving capabilities of telemetry systems for next generation e.g. (MOKV) missile defense launch vehicles, kill vehicles, and test/target vehicles subsystems can transform operational testing of such systems and has the potential to increase capabilities of systems that rely on radio communications. As these systems, and their test scenarios become get more complex they will require unprecedente ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  3. High-Speed Simultaneous Multiple Object Detection System

    SBC: FREENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: MDA16T006

    FreEnt Technologies, Inc., A2Z Innovations, Inc., and the University of Alabama Aerospace Research Center (UAH/ARC) have teamed together to design, develop, and perform ground-based-demonstrations of a High-Speed Simultaneous Multiple Object Detection (HS-SMOD) System for MDA. The HSSMOD system uses a simple but innovative technique of a passive fiber-optic grid and high-speed COTS opto-electronic ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  4. Fine Powder Cathode and Separator Binder Characterization for Thermal Batteries

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: MDA16T001

    Fine powder thermal battery cathode materials can exhibit challenging flow properties which makes processing with automated presses difficult.Granulating these powders can substantially improve flow properties and reduce the tendency for powder segregation during handling and pressing operations.Additionally, the properties of MgO that lead to good performance in thermal battery separators are not ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  5. Deep Learning with Whole-Scene Contextual Reasoning for Target Characterization

    SBC: ExoAnalytic Solutions, Inc.            Topic: MDA15T001

    ExoAnalytic Solutions is developing DEEPR (Deep Learning with Whole-Scene Contextual Reasoning for Object Characterization), an advanced multi-sensor multi-object classifier for integrated object characterization. The overall objective of DEEPR is to develop a suite of advanced, novel techniques that combine innovative advances in deep, hierarchical machine learning together with recurrent Deep L ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  6. SmallSat Stirling Cryocooler for Missile Defense (SSC-X)

    SBC: Wecoso, LLC            Topic: MDA17T003

    West Coast Solutions (WCS), in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology and Creare LLC, proposes an adaptation of our SmallSat Stirling Cryocooler (SSC) technology in response to STTR Topic MDA17-T003: High-Efficiency, Low-Volume, Space-Qualified Cryogenic-Coolers. In Phase 1 we will scale up a design currently in development for NASA to meet the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) topic re ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. Lightweight Structural Components of a Missile Body

    SBC: Alpha Star Corporation            Topic: MDA17T004

    The Ground-Based Interceptor (GBI) missile is the weapon component of the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system that consists of a rocket booster and kinetic kill vehicle. Recently, MDA has sought technologies to improve the performance of the booster vehicle (BV). To date, studies have shown that reductions in weight have a direct impact on overall effectiveness. The current proposal aims t ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. System of Systems Control Interactions

    SBC: GTD Unlimited LLC            Topic: MDA15T002

    In this research effort, the GTD team will design tools for efficiently specifying, representing, and analyzing the interactions between control systems in System of Systems (SoS). Three approaches will be considered and integrated. The first two are based in the rigorous application of H_8 control theory to the SoS design problem. The third will use complexity measures to generate a metric that c ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. Advanced Hit Detection Systems

    SBC: FREENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: MDA13015

    FreEnt Technologies, Inc. (FreEnt) and Johns Hopkins Universitys Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) are proposing a multiple-hit detection sensor called the Optical Lethality Measurement System (OLMS). This system is based on the Planar Optical Penetration Sensor (POPS) technology (originally developed and patented by APL) and prior art associated with the Blast Initiation Detector (BID). The BID is ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. veriScan

    SBC: Sentar, Inc.            Topic: OSD06SP2

    The goal of the Information Assurance Run-time Auditing (IARA) Phase I project was to provide a framework that promotes the specification of software system monitoring, audit, analysis, and threat mitigation capabilities in large scale software intensive systems (LSSIS). IARA was designed to promote software assurance by incorporating novel tools that help certify the operations of untrusted soft ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
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